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“Perfect in every way” 5 of 5 stars
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Bella Vista Wanaka
4.0 of 5 Motel   |   2 Dunmore Street, Wanaka, New Zealand   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #9 of 19 Hotels in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Perfect in every way”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Wonderful welcome to this clean well managed motel in the heart of Wanaka. No hesitation in recommending Bella Vista, a pleasure to stay and meet such professional & hospitable hosts ,David & Desma. Thank you for making my stay as a solo guest so memorable.

  • Stayed March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tokyo, Japan
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Immediately on checking in, Desma went out of her way to make sure I was okay, and offering to help in anyway she could. It didn't matter what the room was like, the surroundings, the staff at the motel, and the friendly service were second to none. I was sad to leave after my second niight here.

Very comfortable bed, spacious room, and spotless.

Would I come back here? Definitely.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This is a very well run motel in a quiet street one block back from the lake.

The manageress/owner was very friendly and welcoming. The room was absolutely spotless and provided all the amenities needed for a short stay. I had a great night's sleep on the comfortable bed. Wifi access was available for a very reasonable cost and parking is included in the rate.

Wanaka is a lovely town in a beautiful location. It's small but with a good range of restaurants, coffee shops and bars just a short walk away from the motel. There are some lovely walks in the surrounding area offering up some spectacular views of the lake and surrounding mountains.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Good location,clean, great value for money. Inexpensive wifi. One road back from main street made it quieter location but some great bars and restaurants within minutes. Des bubbly and informative, lovely welcome. Would have stayed another night but fully booked

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Launceston, Australia
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Being only one block back from the main street, but in a no-thru street proves to be a winning combination for a perfect location with minimal noise. Impressed with the level of cleanliness and attention to detail that far exceeded our expectations for the price. The only mistake was that we didn't stay long enough in this most scenic location.

Room Tip: upstairs offers lake views.
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

This motel is right in the centre of Wanaka and so extremely convenient. It was clean and comfortable. It was not the biggest place we stayed in but was perfectly adequate. There was no free wi-fi, but you can get free wi-fi in the lobby at the New World supermarket just down the road!
The manageress was friendly and helpful.
We had excellent take away fish and chips from the nearby Chinese.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
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94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Wanaka is a beautiful place and the Bella Vista is ideally situated to enjoy this lovely town. Plenty of restaurants close by and a large supermarket just up the road. Unfortunately we were only here for one night. The lake has snow capped mountains in the background and there is so much to do here.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Bella Vista Wanaka

Address: 2 Dunmore Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 19 Hotels in Wanaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Bella Vista Wanaka 4*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
LOCATION – LOCATION – LOCATION. We are situated in a fantastic location in a quiet cul de sac in the centre of town, just 150 metres from the lake front. Stay in one of the 18 modern, affordable, comfortable fully serviced units and enjoy the beautiful views that Bella Vista Wanaka has to offer. Park your car, stroll everywhere and take in the unforgettable alpine scenery of Mt. Aspiring National Park and Lake Wanaka. Stop for a lunch by the lakefront or enjoy a wine and evening meal. ... more   less 
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